Show #6362 - Tuesday, April 24, 2012


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Andrea Korte, an editorial specialist from Washington, D.C.

Matt Johnson, a baker and philosophy instructor from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Cindy Vanderbur, a health insurance contract specialist from Madison, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
This star of "Bonnie & Clyde"
    $200 12
You don't have to go to Florida to enjoy this dessert
    $200 7
This Presidential Medal of Freedom winner whose work is seen here got his first commission when he was 15
    $200 11
Would you spend $90 million to keep your job? He did just that to claim a third term as NYC mayor
    $200 5
Kahiko is the traditional form of this dance
    $200 22
Processing 10 tons of ore yields one troy ounce of this, atomic number 79; no wonder it's so darned valuable
    $400 18
This portrayer of Joanna Kramer
    $400 13
Named for the German region where it originated, it's a rich chocolate cake with a cream filling & cherries
    $400 6
Still going by the name Ruiz, he entered a painting academy in Madrid in 1897, but the teachers bored him
    $400 23
His $9 billion empire, partly in media, helped make him Italian prime minister until his 2011 resignation
    $400 2
In Hawaii, May Day is also this rhyming day, celebrating a certain wreath
    $400 27
Add a letter to "melting" to get this method by which a metal is taken from its original ore
    $600 19
This "Five Easy Pieces" star
    $600 14
Shhh! A chocolate one of these is just out of the oven
    $600 8
This artist known for self portraits had a child by a young housekeeper & once declared bankruptcy
    $600 24
In 2006 he launched Virgin Fuels to develop environmentally friendly energy sources
    $600 1
It's the double-talk Hawaiian name for an assorted platter of appetizers
    $600 28
You'll earn more than 5 cents if you know that when it comes to ores of this, it's millerite time
    $800 20
This dancer who began his career in Vaudeville
    $800 15
Enjoy this New Orleans specialty, the official doughnut of Louisiana, with a cup of chicory coffee
    $800 9
During his life he may have sold only one painting , "The Red Vineyard", but in the 20th century his work sold for record amounts
    $800 25
This Washington State dropout co-founded a company with Bill Gates & piled up $13.5 billion, so things worked out
    $800 3
It can be a Hawaiian feast or a particular dish usually prepared with coconut cream at that feast
    $800 29
This metal says Cu later to its chief ores, including chalcopyrite & chalcocite
    DD: $2,500 21
This director of epics like "The Bridge on the River Kwai"
    $1000 16
It's the 2-word French name for a custard dessert with a hard, caramelized sugar topping
    $1000 10
The last name of this Renaissance master whose work is seen here means "little barrel"
    $1000 26
He ran track for the University of Oregon & later sold Japanese shoes out of his car; now he's worth billions
    $1000 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands on a hillside in Molokai, HI.) Molokai was left in isolation for centuries by the armies of Oahu & Maui; the priestly leaders on Molokai, known by this big Hawaiian term, were said to be able to pray their enemies to death
    $1000 30
When pitchblende, an ore of this element, goes to a mill, sulfuric acid is used to produce yellowcake

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Cindy Matt Andrea
$3,200 $1,800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy Matt Andrea
$5,700 $3,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
It's said that the devil is in these, also the name of a men's magazine from Conde Nast
    $400 11
In a Longfellow rhyme, "I shot" this "into the air, it fell to earth, I knew not where"
    $400 1
Before we knocked out 4 No. 1s in less than a year, we were just 5 brothers from Gary, Indiana
    $400 3
The Gulf of Riga is on the northwest coast of this country
    $400 21
Muslim forces captured Alexandria in 642, ending Byzantine rule in this country
    $400 30
An essential piece of cricket equipment, or a nocturnal mammal
    $800 13
"Just Like" this 2-letter word is a feature of the weekly with this title
    $800 20
Longfellow wistfully wrote, "Art is long, and" this "is fleeting"
    $800 2
We're Natalie, Martie & Emily, 3 Southern birds with several Grammys & a 2011 live "Storytellers" DVD
    $800 4
It borders Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam & China
    $800 22
The Byzantines paid tributes of gold to this big bad Hun who attacked them repeatedly in the 440s
    $800 29
Morally low, or the bottom support, as of a sculpture
    $1200 14
Under longtime editor Gilbert Grosvenor, the circulation of this magazine went from less than 3,000 to more than 2 million
    $1200 19
Hiawatha caught a monster sturgeon named Mishe-Nahma while canoeing on a lake that Longfellow called this
    $1200 8
We got together as kids in the San Francisco Bay Area before hitting it big with "Proud Mary"
    $1200 5
This lake in central Switzerland has a maximum depth of 702 feet
    $1200 23
Byzantium, the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, was renamed by this emperor in 330 A.D.
    $1200 24
Direct & unreserved in speech, or Congressman Barney
    $1600 15
Ansel Adams helped found this photography magazine named for an opening, as on a camera
    $1600 18
"Week in, week out, from morn till night, you can hear his bellows blow", Longfellow wrote about this character
    $1600 9
We hit the Top 10 with "Don't Look Back" in 1978; we'd say where we're from, but that'd be too much of a hint
    DD: $3,500 6
It's the longest river in France
    DD: $5,000 26
After enduring for more than a thousand years, the Byzantine Empire finally fell to this one in 1453
    $1600 27
Stays, or a word used to mean a corpse
    $2000 16
This editor of The Weekly Standard can also be seen on "Fox News Sunday"
    $2000 17
In "The Courtship of Miles Standish", she told John Alden, "If I am not worth the wooing, I surely am not worth the winning"
    $2000 10
We had a big year in 1966, with 5 Top 10 hits including "Summer In The City"--not bad for 4 Greenwich Village boys
    $2000 7
It's "jar"ring to note that before sailing to America in 1620, the pilgrims lived in this Dutch city for 11 years
    $2000 25
Before invading the west, Byzantine Emperor Justinian made peace with Khosrow, king of this empire to his east
    $2000 28
A bad football punt, or the long, straight anchor part connecting the crown & the ring

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy Matt Andrea
$24,000 $6,200 $18,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1977 Juanita Kreps, the first woman on the board of the NYSE, became the first woman to head this Cabinet dept.

Final scores:

Cindy Matt Andrea
$36,801 $12,400 $12,401
2-day champion: $54,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Cindy Matt Andrea
$24,600 $6,200 $15,000
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2011-12-20
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